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Ayurvastra Initiative Launched

Health Minister P.K. Sreemathy inagurated a project that will test the clinical efficacy of Ayurvastra, which are "textiles that have been dyed in medicinal herb// concoctions." The project was launched at the Government Ayurveda College in Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday. ....Ayurvastra project was started by the Directorate of Handloom, Department of Industries and Commerce and the Department of...

Astra Zeneca's Seroquel Gets FDA Approval For Schizophrenia

Seroquel(quetiapine) has been approved by the FDA for treating both manic and depressive forms of bipolar disorder, Astra Zeneca announced on Monday. The drug was// previously used for treating the manic form of the disease and schizophrenia, as are Zyprexa(Eli Lilly & Co), Risperdal(J&J) and Abilify(Bristol-Myers Squibb Co). ....These drugs have fewer side effects unlike the older anti-psychoti...

Astrazeneca's Investigational Cancer Therapies Revealed at ASCO

CHICAGO, AstraZeneca today announced details of two new investigational cancer therapies at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting. AZD2281 (KU-0059436) is a small molecule inhibitor of Poly-ADP Ribose Polymerase (PARP). ......PARP is an enzyme involved in Base Excision Repair which is a key pathway in the repair of DNA single-stranded breaks. Inhibiting this DNA repair mechan...
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